Kurdistan, united to fight

Hevi Shorash remembers when Peshmerga fighters from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq travelled through the Kurdish region of Turkey to arrive in Kurdish Syria to help lift the embattled town of Kobane from an Islamic State siege. Although the various parts of Kurdistan may not unite anytime soon, she says, this was a historical moment of Kurdish unity.

Storyteller: Hevi Shorash
Date of Story: 29 October, 2014
Location of Story: Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq; Southeastern Turkey; Kobane, Syria
Location: Bayerisch Gmain, Germany
Date: 23 February, 2016